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. as you look across the united states, tons of business are running on a razor's edge. at the same time, numerous university students are well educated and eager to get into the community. what we have done to mobilize the two groups is formed the boston university accelerator where we send student team toss work with small businesses within them. over the course of ten weeks, they implement quick books as well as identify airs ya within the business for cost savings. what our program needs is $250,000 so we can launch the program across the united states serving underserved communities that need it most. each business we work with saves money, retains jobs and creates jobs for the economy we are all a part of. thank you very much. i look forward to our next meeting. >> i like that close. i knew that was going to be bood. you guys who work in this field, what did you think? jim? >> i think it's a noble effort. there's a lot of need out there. i would ask questions about cost structure, how many businesses will you get through the program and what the success rate will be like. those que
accelerator. as you look across the united states, you seatons of small urban businesses that are running on a razor's edge when it comes to cash flow. at the same time, you see numerous university students that are well-educated and eager to get into the communities that surround their campuses. what we've done in an effort to mobilize these two groups is formed the boston university urban business accelerator where we send student neems underserved communities to work with the small businesses within them. over the course of ten weeks, they implement quick books for the business owners and use it is a means to compare the business owners against industry averages as well as identify areas within their business for cost savings. what our program needs is $250,000 so that we can launch this program across the united states serving the underserved communities that need it the most. what you will be doing is investing directly into students' education and the economy as each business we works with saves money, retains jobs and creates jobs for the economy that we are all a part of. thank yo
. >> as far as i hear, a lot of people are bringing stuff back to the united states right now. >> they are. >> i mean, i can speak from personal experience that i outsource a lot. like i am an outsourceaholic. >> overseas. >> wherever i can find good skilled people at an affordable price, i don't care if they're from the u.s. or not. having said that, we've been doing a little more overseas than domestic mainly because we outsource development work. it seems like every guy and his cousin do it affordably. there's so many tools to manage them, it makes it easier to do. as far as the future of outsourcing, i think as the world becomes flatter, it becomes easier to reach out to people with technology today. i don't really care where they are as long as they're skilled. >> i certainly care about the skills, but the cultural issues are important to me, and the proximity. i need to hug the people i actually work with, people i actually can have a conversation with. i want to be able to sort of look into their eyes. so i started a new company, and i've outsourced is it to long island which is tha
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